News - 26 Sep 2005
Alcoa has announced that its Board of Directors has approved investments in Brazil that will total $1.6 billion in the company's world-class Brazilian upstream operations, including: a 2.1 million...
News - 7 Dec 2004
The international aluminium industry is set to benefit from a new postgraduate certificate being offered by the Faculty of Engineering at The University of Auckland.
The Postgraduate Certificate in...
News - 16 Nov 2004
Alcoa today announced it will invest approximately $284 million of the $314 million to build a new anode plant that will be built in Mosjoen, Norway.
The facility, which will be built together with...
News - 26 Oct 2004
Alcoa announced today that it will invest 64 million euros in technology and environmental improvements for three of its smelters in northern Spain.
At its smelter in Aviles, Alcoa will invest 46...
News - 30 Sep 2004
The U.S. Commerce Department’s Advanced Technology Program today announced 32 new cost-sharing awards for research on highly innovative industrial technologies. A total of 43 companies,...
News - 30 Jun 2004
Following a recent meeting between Alcan officials and a South African delegation, the parties are continuing to examine the best value-creating alternatives offered by the aluminum smelter project in...
News - 25 May 2004
Alcoa has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) under which Alcoa and the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will build a state-of-the-art, low emission,...
News - 30 Mar 2004
New fuel for the next generation of military aircraft is the goal of a team of Penn State researchers who are demonstrating that jet fuel can be made from bituminous coal.
"On a pilot scale,...
News - 24 Oct 2002
It was announced today that Corus will sell its Aluminium Rolled Products and Extrusions businesses.
The sale to Pechiney, the worlds fourth largest aluminium producer, for £543m ($841m)...